The table below looks at the statistics for Active Directory skills in IT jobs advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 24 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 43 24 34
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +10
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 361 662 601
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 5.53% 8.91% 7.05%
As % of the System Software category 51.06% 66.20% 57.24%
Number of salaries quoted 292 520 498
Median salary £31,500 £35,000 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £22,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £33,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-1.51% +1.53%
Active Directory
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in permanent jobs advertised in the East of England region.

System Software Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
707 1000 1050
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 10.84% 13.46% 12.32%
Number of salaries quoted 585 747 880
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -

Active Directory
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

The demand trend of job ads across the East of England region citing Active Directory as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the System Software category.

Active Directory Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Active Directory
Salary Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Active Directory across the East of England region.

Active Directory Salary Trend in the East of England

Active Directory
Salary Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Active Directory across the East of England region over the 3 months to 24 May 2016.

Active Directory Salary Histogram in the East of England

Active Directory
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Active Directory within the East of England region over the 3 months to 24 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire -25 115 £32,000 -1.53% 8
Cambridgeshire -13 112 £32,500 -12.63% 17
Essex -5 83 £28,000 -25.33% 10
Suffolk +16 37 £27,000 +22.72% 4
Bedfordshire -29 24 £47,500 +20.25% 8
Norfolk +12 8 £25,500 +2.00% 1
Active Directory
England

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 24 May 2016, IT jobs citing Active Directory also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the East of England region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 674 (79.76%) Windows
2 509 (60.24%) Microsoft
3 373 (44.14%) Windows Server
4 330 (39.05%) VMware
5 255 (30.18%) MS Exchange
6 252 (29.82%) Windows Server 2008
7 229 (27.10%) MS Office
8 224 (26.51%) Firewall
9 222 (26.27%) Cisco
10 220 (26.04%) ITIL
11 208 (24.62%) VMware Infrastructure
12 207 (24.50%) MS Excel
12 207 (24.50%) Citrix
13 187 (22.13%) SQL Server
14 184 (21.78%) Microsoft Certification
15 183 (21.66%) DNS
15 183 (21.66%) Windows Server 2012
16 180 (21.30%) Windows 7
17 171 (20.24%) Office 365
18 148 (17.51%) VPN
18 148 (17.51%) SQL
19 146 (17.28%) Linux
20 143 (16.92%) WAN
21 136 (16.09%) Hyper-V
22 135 (15.98%) DHCP
22 135 (15.98%) TCP/IP
23 133 (15.74%) SAN
24 128 (15.15%) Exchange Server 2010
25 120 (14.20%) Windows 8
26 118 (13.96%) MCSE

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 255 (30.18%) MS Exchange
2 128 (15.15%) Exchange Server 2010
3 108 (12.78%) Exchange Server 2013
4 100 (11.83%) SharePoint
5 77 (9.11%) Exchange Server 2007
6 63 (7.46%) Skype for Business
7 58 (6.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 46 (5.44%) Exchange Server 2003
9 38 (4.50%) IIS
10 19 (2.25%) SharePoint 2013
11 18 (2.13%) WebSphere
12 11 (1.30%) Tomcat
13 10 (1.18%) Apache
13 10 (1.18%) BizTalk Server
14 7 (0.83%) SharePoint 2010
15 5 (0.59%) SharePoint Server
16 4 (0.47%) GroupWise
16 4 (0.47%) IBM Notes
17 3 (0.36%) IBM Domino
17 3 (0.36%) JBoss
Applications
1 229 (27.10%) MS Office
2 207 (24.50%) MS Excel
3 4 (0.47%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.24%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.12%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (0.47%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.24%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.24%) Sage X3
3 1 (0.12%) Dynamics GP
3 1 (0.12%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.12%) Maximo
3 1 (0.12%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 171 (20.24%) Office 365
2 58 (6.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 36 (4.26%) Amazon AWS
4 30 (3.55%) Cloud Computing
5 16 (1.89%) Amazon EC2
5 16 (1.89%) Amazon S3
6 4 (0.47%) Azure Active Directory
7 3 (0.36%) Google Apps
7 3 (0.36%) PaaS
7 3 (0.36%) SaaS
8 2 (0.24%) IaaS
8 2 (0.24%) Mimecast
9 1 (0.12%) GitHub
9 1 (0.12%) OneDrive
9 1 (0.12%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 224 (26.51%) Firewall
2 183 (21.66%) DNS
3 148 (17.51%) VPN
4 143 (16.92%) WAN
5 135 (15.98%) DHCP
5 135 (15.98%) TCP/IP
6 133 (15.74%) SAN
7 114 (13.49%) LAN
8 80 (9.47%) VLAN
9 61 (7.22%) VoIP
9 61 (7.22%) Wireless
10 58 (6.86%) LDAP
11 47 (5.56%) NAS
12 34 (4.02%) SSL
13 31 (3.67%) SMTP
14 30 (3.55%) IMAP
14 30 (3.55%) iSCSI
15 29 (3.43%) DMZ
16 25 (2.96%) FTP
16 25 (2.96%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 187 (22.13%) SQL Server
2 36 (4.26%) SQL Server 2008
3 21 (2.49%) SQL Server 2012
4 14 (1.66%) SQL Server 2005
5 9 (1.07%) MySQL
6 6 (0.71%) PostgreSQL
6 6 (0.71%) Relational Database
7 5 (0.59%) Big Data
7 5 (0.59%) Navicat
8 4 (0.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (0.36%) Oracle Database
10 2 (0.24%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (0.24%) Oracle Database 12c
10 2 (0.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (0.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 1 (0.12%) Crystal Reports
11 1 (0.12%) dBASE
11 1 (0.12%) MS Access
11 1 (0.12%) Oracle Database 10g
11 1 (0.12%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 6 (0.71%) Git (software)
2 5 (0.59%) PhpStorm
3 3 (0.36%) JIRA
3 3 (0.36%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 2 (0.24%) Metasploit
5 1 (0.12%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.12%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.12%) Maven
5 1 (0.12%) MSI
5 1 (0.12%) Rational Rhapsody
5 1 (0.12%) Subversion
General
1 67 (7.93%) Finance
2 30 (3.55%) Telecoms
3 18 (2.13%) Retail
4 16 (1.89%) Advertising
4 16 (1.89%) Banking
5 14 (1.66%) Legal
6 9 (1.07%) Law
7 8 (0.95%) Manufacturing
8 7 (0.83%) Pharmaceutical
9 6 (0.71%) Aerospace
9 6 (0.71%) Front Office
10 5 (0.59%) Publishing
11 4 (0.47%) German Language
11 4 (0.47%) Marketing
12 3 (0.36%) Back Office
12 3 (0.36%) Local Government
12 3 (0.36%) Welsh Language
13 2 (0.24%) Retail Banking
14 1 (0.12%) Automotive
14 1 (0.12%) French Language
Job Titles
1 192 (22.72%) Support Engineer
2 165 (19.53%) Analyst
3 111 (13.14%) IT Support
4 90 (10.65%) Support Analyst
5 88 (10.41%) IT Engineer
6 85 (10.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 72 (8.52%) 3rd Line Support
8 71 (8.40%) Infrastructure Support
9 69 (8.17%) 1st Line Support
10 64 (7.57%) IT Support Engineer
11 61 (7.22%) Systems Engineer
12 58 (6.86%) 2nd Line Support
13 56 (6.63%) Service Desk Analyst
14 55 (6.51%) 3rd Line Engineer
14 55 (6.51%) Service Analyst
15 49 (5.80%) Consultant
16 44 (5.21%) Infrastructure Analyst
17 42 (4.97%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
18 41 (4.85%) 2nd Line Engineer
19 37 (4.38%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (4.85%) Web Services
2 30 (3.55%) .NET
3 29 (3.43%) MAPI
4 24 (2.84%) HTML
5 22 (2.60%) CSS
6 10 (1.18%) J2EE
6 10 (1.18%) Middleware
6 10 (1.18%) REST
6 10 (1.18%) RESTful
6 10 (1.18%) SailPoint
6 10 (1.18%) SOAP
7 9 (1.07%) .NET Framework
8 8 (0.95%) WCF
8 8 (0.95%) WebSphere MQ
9 7 (0.83%) JSON
10 6 (0.71%) HTML5
11 5 (0.59%) CSS3
11 5 (0.59%) jQuery
11 5 (0.59%) WAMP
11 5 (0.59%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 68 (8.05%) Analytical Skills
2 66 (7.81%) Blackberry
3 57 (6.75%) Replication
4 42 (4.97%) Data Centre
5 41 (4.85%) Driving Licence
6 38 (4.50%) iPhone
7 31 (3.67%) PKI
8 29 (3.43%) PDA
9 27 (3.20%) Management Information System
10 21 (2.49%) Computer Science
11 19 (2.25%) Clustering
12 11 (1.30%) HP Storage
12 11 (1.30%) Mathematics
13 10 (1.18%) Enterprise Software
13 10 (1.18%) HP StoreVirtual
13 10 (1.18%) Hybrid Cloud
14 9 (1.07%) EPoS
14 9 (1.07%) FMCG
14 9 (1.07%) User Experience
15 8 (0.95%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 674 (79.76%) Windows
2 373 (44.14%) Windows Server
3 252 (29.82%) Windows Server 2008
4 183 (21.66%) Windows Server 2012
5 180 (21.30%) Windows 7
6 146 (17.28%) Linux
7 120 (14.20%) Windows 8
8 110 (13.02%) Windows Server 2003
9 75 (8.88%) Windows XP
10 74 (8.76%) Windows 10
11 47 (5.56%) Unix
12 37 (4.38%) Windows Vista
13 34 (4.02%) Android
14 9 (1.07%) Mac OS
15 5 (0.59%) CentOS
15 5 (0.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 5 (0.59%) SUSE
15 5 (0.59%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
16 4 (0.47%) Apple iOS
16 4 (0.47%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 220 (26.04%) ITIL
2 66 (7.81%) Disaster Recovery
3 50 (5.92%) Mentoring
4 45 (5.33%) Server Building
5 44 (5.21%) Service Delivery
6 43 (5.09%) Project Management
7 36 (4.26%) Problem Management
8 34 (4.02%) Business Continuity
9 33 (3.91%) Time Management
10 31 (3.67%) Incident Management
11 30 (3.55%) Server Virtualisation
12 28 (3.31%) Information Security
13 26 (3.08%) Change Management
13 26 (3.08%) Service Management
14 25 (2.96%) High Availability
14 25 (2.96%) Presales
15 23 (2.72%) ITIL V3
16 21 (2.49%) Document Management
17 20 (2.37%) Configuration Management
18 19 (2.25%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 148 (17.51%) SQL
2 86 (10.18%) PowerShell
3 32 (3.79%) VBScript
4 28 (3.31%) Java
4 28 (3.31%) VB
5 20 (2.37%) JavaScript
6 18 (2.13%) Bash Shell
7 14 (1.66%) Shell Script
8 12 (1.42%) C++
8 12 (1.42%) Perl
8 12 (1.42%) Python
9 11 (1.30%) VBA
10 8 (0.95%) C
11 7 (0.83%) KiXtart
12 5 (0.59%) PHP
12 5 (0.59%) PHP 5
13 3 (0.36%) Ruby
14 2 (0.24%) C#
14 2 (0.24%) Tcl
15 1 (0.12%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 184 (21.78%) Microsoft Certification
2 118 (13.96%) MCSE
3 81 (9.59%) MCSA
4 61 (7.22%) Degree
5 49 (5.80%) MCITP
6 48 (5.68%) Cisco Certification
7 42 (4.97%) Security Cleared
8 33 (3.91%) SC Cleared
9 31 (3.67%) MCP
10 28 (3.31%) CCNP
10 28 (3.31%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 27 (3.20%) CCNA
11 27 (3.20%) ITIL Certification
12 20 (2.37%) CISSP
12 20 (2.37%) MCDST
13 18 (2.13%) A+ Certification
14 17 (2.01%) MCTS
15 12 (1.42%) DV Cleared
16 10 (1.18%) CISM
17 8 (0.95%) CESG Certified Professional
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 86 (10.18%) SLA
2 15 (1.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (1.07%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.36%) ISO22301
4 3 (0.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.24%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 2 (0.24%) ISO27002
6 1 (0.12%) QA
System Software
1 208 (24.62%) VMware Infrastructure
2 136 (16.09%) Hyper-V
3 74 (8.76%) vSphere
4 72 (8.52%) XenApp
5 42 (4.97%) VMware ESXi
6 34 (4.02%) NFS
7 30 (3.55%) XenDesktop
8 23 (2.72%) Microsoft App-V
9 22 (2.60%) Terminal Services
10 18 (2.13%) VMware ESX
11 14 (1.66%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 10 (1.18%) Xen
13 8 (0.95%) VMware Server
14 3 (0.36%) Docker
15 2 (0.24%) Citrix Presentation Server
15 2 (0.24%) DFS Replication
15 2 (0.24%) Forefront TMG
15 2 (0.24%) Terminal Server
15 2 (0.24%) XenServer
16 1 (0.12%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 86 (10.18%) SCCM
2 61 (7.22%) Backup Exec
3 57 (6.75%) SCOM
4 15 (1.78%) WSUS
5 9 (1.07%) Puppet
6 8 (0.95%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 7 (0.83%) Business Desktop Deployment
7 7 (0.83%) Opscode Chef
8 6 (0.71%) Host Intrusion Detection System
9 5 (0.59%) Cisco CUCM
9 5 (0.59%) SCVMM
10 4 (0.47%) Ansible
10 4 (0.47%) CFEngine
10 4 (0.47%) SCOrch
10 4 (0.47%) ZENworks
11 3 (0.36%) Cisco UCCE
11 3 (0.36%) Cisco UCCX
11 3 (0.36%) FortiGate
11 3 (0.36%) NetBackup
12 2 (0.24%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 509 (60.24%) Microsoft
2 330 (39.05%) VMware
3 222 (26.27%) Cisco
4 207 (24.50%) Citrix
5 61 (7.22%) HP
6 53 (6.27%) Apple
7 51 (6.04%) Dell
8 47 (5.56%) Oracle
9 41 (4.85%) Symantec
10 40 (4.73%) Veeam
11 32 (3.79%) Draytek
11 32 (3.79%) IBM
12 27 (3.20%) NetApp
13 22 (2.60%) EMC
14 17 (2.01%) CA
15 15 (1.78%) CheckPoint
15 15 (1.78%) SonicWALL
16 14 (1.66%) Juniper
17 13 (1.54%) 3PAR
17 13 (1.54%) Remedy
Bedford, Bedfordshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £18000.00 - £22000.00 per annum + Bonus, Bens
Posted: 4 hours ago
Colchester, Essex
Reflex Computer Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Benefits + Training
Posted: 17 hours ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire
Optima Connections
Salary: From £38,000 to £45,000 per annum + Car Allowance
Posted: Yesterday
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Network ITR
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Imperative People
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + excellent bens package
Posted: Yesterday
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + + Bonus (c.7K) + Full Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
St. Neots, Cambridgeshire
Aria Select Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension
Posted: 4 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Artemis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £20k - 26k per year + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Greythorn
Salary: £26000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Colchester, Essex
Reed Technology
Salary: £15000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Premier IT
Salary: £23000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £42k + excellent bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Bedfordshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £17000 - £19000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Royston, Hertfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45k-60k + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Witham, Essex
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 6 days ago
Witham, Essex
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Salmon Ltd
Salary: £Excellent salary + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Suffolk
Music Sales Group
Salary: on-call allowance + package
Posted: 7 days ago
Hertfordshire
Interquest - IQ Tech
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Cambridge
OCC Computer Personnel
Salary: Market related
Posted: 8 days ago
Ipswich
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Bedfordshire
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25000.00 - £28000 per annum + Based on experience
Posted: 11 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cambridge University Press
Posted: 11 days ago
Cambridge
IQ Telecom
Salary: £45000 - £53000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Cambridgeshire
CGI
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Lowestoft
Pro-Quest
Salary: 25000-36000 Per Annum + benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Bedford
Capita Internal Resourcing
Salary: £20000.00 - £24000.00 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 13 days ago
Cambridge
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Colchester
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Cambridgeshire
MillsHill
Salary: £45,000 + £450 car allowance + bens
Posted: 15 days ago
Norwich
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £140.00 - £160.00 per day
Posted: 20 days ago
Cambridge
IQ Telecom
Posted: 25 days ago